CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter ended September 28, 2013. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $37.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.5 billion, or $8.26 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $36 billion and net profit of $8.2 billion, or $8.67 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 37 percent compared to 40 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue.
“We’re pleased to report a strong finish to an amazing year
with record fourth quarter revenue, including sales of almost 34
million iPhones” The Company sold 33.8 million iPhones, a record
for the September quarter, compared to 26.9 million in the year-ago
quarter. Apple also sold 14.1 million iPads during the quarter,
compared to 14 million in the year-ago quarter. The Company sold
4.6 million Macs, compared to 4.9 million in the year-ago quarter.
Apple’s Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $3.05
per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on
November 14, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of
business on November 11, 2013. “We’re pleased to report a strong
finish to an amazing year with record fourth quarter revenue,
including sales of almost 34 million iPhones,” said Tim Cook,
Apple’s CEO. “We’re excited to go into the holidays with our new
iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s, iOS 7, the new iPad mini with Retina
Display and the incredibly thin and light iPad Air, new MacBook
Pros, the radical new Mac Pro, OS X Mavericks and the next
generation iWork and iLife apps for OS X and iOS.” “We generated
$9.9 billion in cash flow from operations and returned an
additional $7.8 billion in cash to shareholders through dividends
and share repurchases during the September quarter, bringing
cumulative payments under our capital return program to $36
billion,” said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO.